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The hospitals of Halland, Kungsbacka and Halmstad, Halland, Sweden

Dr. Peter Adolfsson is a Senior Physician at the hospitals of Halland, Kungsbacka and Halmstad.

He received his medical training at the Sahlgrenska Academy of the Gothenburg University and, subsequently, went on to specialize in Pediatrics, Sports Medicine and Endocrinology.

His scientific activities focus on the impact of diabetes technology, exercise and diabetes in general and sometimes physical activity beneath surface – scuba diving.

Moreover, he is one of the original founders of Diasend and participated as a board member until the merge with Glooko 2016 and in 2017 he received the ISPAD Prize for Innovation due to this work.

Dr. Peter Adolfsson leads courses in diabetes technology and has created educational guides regarding the use of rtCGM and is CGM  - always stating that technology must be used appropriately to give the best results.

During the last 3 years Dr. Peter Adolfsson has focused on implementing digital health in diabetes care and the importance of a combined effort of technology, support and education. He has also implemented connected/smart pens into routine clinical practice in this effort.

Thomas Danne

Thomas Danne

Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Dr. Thomas Danne is the Director of the Department of General Pediatrics Endocrinology/Diabetology & Clinical Research at the “AUF DER BULT” Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Hannover Medical School, Germany, which is the largest pediatric diabetes center in Germany. He trained at the Free University Berlin Children´s Hospital in Berlin and was Consultant Pediatrician at the Charité Children´s Hospital of the Humboldt University Berlin. He is a former Research Fellow of the Joslin Diabetes Center of Harvard Medical School in Boston. Presently he is appointed as Chairman of the SWEET-registry ( and work-package leader of the INNODIA-project (, a consortium to fight type 1 diabetes. He has served as Secretary-General of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) from 2004 – 2008 and as President 2008-2010. Also, he is the Past-President of the German Diabetes Association (DDG) and the German Diabetes Aid (diabetesDE). He has been awarded the “Helmut-Otto-Medal” of the German Diabetes Association, the “Somogyi-Award” of the Hungarian Diabetes Association the ISPAD “Prize of Achievement” and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). His research interests include basic and clinical research in pediatric diabetology with special emphasis on quality improvement through registers, new insulins, glucose sensors, insulin pumps and automated insulin delivery.

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